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DR Congo: Threats against human rights defenders must end

Headline Title:  DR Congo: Threats against human rights defenders must end 08 August 2012 The Congolese government and M23 armed group fighting in DR Congo’s North Kivu province must ensure threats against human rights defenders and journalists are stopped, Amnesty International has said, following an increase in documented cases of intimidation over the past three weeks.The organization also called on the Congolese government to abide by its commitment to provide security to protect human rights defenders working amid the conflict.“Amid increasing violence in eastern DRC, human rights…

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